Within the Michigan state program, Michigan allows its taxpayers to claim special exemptions should they qualify.
You may be eligible for one of these special exemptions if you, your spouse, or one of your dependents are one of the following:
- Totally or Permanently Disabled
You may only claim one special exemption per person if it applies to you, your spouse, and your dependents. The special exemption allowance is $2,700.
*NEW-for tax year 2019 the personal and stillbirth exemption allowances are $4,400.
Qualified Disabled Veterans
If the taxpayer, spouse or dependent of the taxpayer is a qualified disabled veteran, they may claim a $400 exemption in addition to the other exemptions. The exemption for a disabled veteran cannot be claimed on another tax return.
You can enter these special exemptions within your account by going to:
- State Section
- Basic Information
For additional information. please see the Michigan 1040 State Instructions.